There are just a few days left! The sale ends this Sunday evening. I want to share some beautiful mail art created with two of the new Spread Kindness florals. The very talented Kristina Werner often shares mail art that...

 

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There are just a few days left! The sal...

Summer Sale 2018 graphic with border

There are just a few days left!  The sale ends this Sunday evening.

 

I want to share some beautiful mail art created with two of the new Spread Kindness florals.  The very talented Kristina Werner often shares mail art that she creates on her blog kwernerdesign.  Kristina created these two gorgeous envelopes using the Floral Spray and Floral Corners illustrated by Stacey Yacula.  Kristina's lettering & calligraphy is always amazing as well.  You can see how she created the envelopes on her blog in this post and in the video below. 

Kristina Werner - Floral Mail Art

stamps used:  Floral Spray & Floral Corners

 

 

If you are not familiar with Kristina's work then you simply must spend some time on her blog and follow her on Instagram.  You won't be disappointed and will surely learn a lot.  In addition to her blog, Kristina is the co-creator of Online Card Classes with Jennifer McGuire.  There are some great card making classes offered on the site.  The newest one Simply Watercolor launched this week.  It is an interactive class but you can still join in now or enroll at a later date.  All the content will be there to learn how to create some fun watercolor cards.  There are actually a couple of watercolor classes offered.  

Of course, I have a few cards from the design team to share as well.

Agnieszka Danek-Wisniak

Agnieszka Danek-Wisniak - Free Spirits Valentines Card

stamps used:  Free Spirits & Heart Balloons

 

Amy Yang

Amy Yang -Jackson and Bubbles

stamps used:  Jackson & Bubbles, Garden Bugs and Birch Tree Background

 

Anna Lorenzetto

Anna-lorenzetto-spread-kindness-please-join-us-02

stamps used:  Tea Time, Gracie, Bella & Spread Kindness Sentiment Set

 

Debra James

Debra James - Floral Spray Card

stamps used:  Floral Spray & Essential Thoughts Sentiment Set


  Francine Vuillème

Francine Vuillème - Card with April Card

stamps used:  April, May, Perch, Tree Line & Essential Thoughts Sentiment Set

 

Maria Peters

Maria Peters - Heartfelt Hugs Card

stamps used: Heartfelt & Kindness Sentiment Set

 

Nancy Thomas

Nancy Thomas - Riley Garden Tool 2 Scattered Flowers

stamps used:  Riley, Scattered Flowers, Garden Tools & Hopscotch Sentiment Set

 

Paula Williamson

Paula Williamson - Tiny Dwelling and Flynt Card

stamps used:  Tiny Dwelling, Flynt, Spring/Summer Door Accessories #2

 

Sally On

Sally On - Happy Birthday Cake

stamps used:  Tiered Cake & Kindness Sentiment Set

 

Sandra Bischoff

Sandra bischoff pecan bella

stamps used:  Pecan, Bella, Garden Set and Potted Plants & Herbs

 

Sonja Kerkhoffs

Sonja Kerkhoffs - Baby Card

stamps used:  Finch & Sweet Occasions Sentiment Set

 

Susen Srb

Susen Srb - VW Happy Birthday Card

stamps used:  VW Bus & Great News Sentiment Set

 

Tracy MacDonald

Tracy MacDonald Lilly

stamps used:  Lilly and Umbrella

 

       
 

The sale is still on and there are more ...

Summer Sale 2018 graphic with border

The sale is still on and there are more cards to share!  Just in case you are having a problem deciding on what to put in your cart.  ;)

 

Agnieszka Danek-Wisniak

Agnieszka Danek-Wisniak - Sweetheart Wreath Heart Melt Card

stamps used:  Wreath, Sweetheart & Ice Cream Parlour Set

 

Agnieszka Danek-Wisniak - Julia 3D Card

Agnieszka Danek-Wisniak - Julia 3D Beach Card - Open

Agnieszka Danek-Wisniak - Julia 3D Beach Card - flat

stamps used:  Julia, Tide, Sand Dunes, Beach Grass #1, Clouds & Sun

 

Amy Yang

Amy - Bloom No.2 with Free Spirits and May

stamps used:  Free Spirits, Daisy Bloom, May & Journey Sentiment Set

 

Amy Yang - Veggie Garden Card

stamps used:  Elliot, Veggie Garden, Garden Set & Sweet Summer Sentiment Set

 

Anna Lorenzetto

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stamps used:  Floral Spray & Kindness Sentiment Set

 

Anna-lorenzetto-say-cheese

stamps used:  Lilly, Riley, Wildflowers & Photographer

 

Debra James

Debra James - Bella and Floral End Notes Card

stamps used:  Bella, Floral End Notes & Essential Thoughts Sentiment Set

 

Debra James - Puddles You Brighten My Day Card

stamps used:  Puddles, Beach Chair, Beach Umbrella, Wildflowers & The Daily Weather Set

 

Francine Vuillème

Francine Vuillème - Flynt Card

stamps used:  Flynt & Essential Thoughts Sentiment Set

 

Francine Vuillème - SS Minow

stamps used:  SS Minow & Sweet Occasions Sentiment Set

 

Jenn Shurkus

Jenn Shurkus - April and Lilly Thinking of You Card

stamps used:  April, Lilly, Perch & Essential Thoughts Sentiment Set

 

Jenn Shurkus - VW Card

stamps used:  VW Bus, Sun, Clouds & The Sweetest Day Sentiment Set

 

Maria Peters

Maria Peters - Sweets Hugs and Kissed Card

stamps used:  Sweets & Sweet Occasions Sentiment Set

 

Maria Peters - Spring Front Door Card

stamps used:  Riley, Beach Grass #2, Potted Plants & Herbs, Garden Set & Front Door

 

Nancy Thomas

Nancy Thomas POD Johnny Canoe Oar

stamps used:  Johnny, Canoe & Oar, Waves & Essential Thoughts Sentiment Set

 

Nancy Thomas - Goldie and Toadstool Explosion Box - Front

stamps used:  Goldie, Toadstool House, Toadstool Cluster, Garden Bugs & Essential Thoughts Sentiment Set

 

Michelle Short

Michelle Short-Peep and Blossoming Perch Card

stamps used:  Peep, Blossoming Perch & Sweet Occasions Sentiment Set

 

MichelleShort-Lilly

stamps used:  The Perfect Spot, Lilly & Sweet Occasions Sentiment Set

 

Paula Williamson

Paula Williamson - Tiered Cake and Hoot Card

stamps used:  Tiered Cake, Hoot & The Sweetest Day Sentiment Set

 

Paula Williamson - Tea Time Card

stamps used:  Tea Time

 

Rowena Miniaci

Rowena Miniaci - April and Florals Card

stamps used:  April, Floral End Notes & Essential Thoughts Sentiment Set

 

Rowena Miniaci - Eve Flower Bed Lamp Post Card

stamps used:  Eve, Flower Bed, Lamp Post, Twinkling Stars & Essential Thoughts Sentiment Set

 

Sally On

Sally On - Hope To See You Real Soon

stamps used:  Puddles, Charlotte, Ruby, Joey, Johnny & Journey Sentiment Set

 

Sally On - Keep In Touch

stamps used:  Envies & The Post Office

 

Sandra Bischoff

Sandra bischoff - Flora Bunting Card

stamps used:  Flora, Daisy Bloom, Garden Bugs & Bunting

 

Sonja Kerkhoffs

Sonja Kerkhoffs - Goldie and Eve Dreams Card

stamps used:  Goldie, Eve, Twinkling Stars & Essential Thoughts Sentiment Set

 

SonjaKerkhoffs_Wreath

stamps used:  Large Floral Wreath, Gracie, Birdhouse & A Beautiful Day Sentiment Set

 

Susen Srb

Susen Srb - Up and Away Card

stamps used:  Up & Away and Journey Sentiment Set

 

Susen Srb - VW and Camper Card inside

stamps used:  Brian & Camper

 

 

Tracy MacDonald

Tracy MacDonald - Lighthouse Card

stamps used:  Lighthouse & Journey Sentiment Set

 

Tracy MacDonald-bear sign

stamps used:  Blueberry, Flit & Flutter, Sign & Sweet Occasions Sentiment Set

       
 

Anniversary Sale!

Summer Sale 2018 graphic with border

Guess what time it is?  It's time to celebrate Purple Onion Designs' 15th anniversary!  It was 15 years ago this summer, as a new stay at home mom that I started my little cottage industry.  Fast forward all these years and now my daughter is a junior in college.  I don't think I could of imagined back then that I would still be here.  It is because of this wonderfully supportive and creative community that I am a part of.  So, thank you to anyone that has ever purchased a Purple Onion Designs stamp, told a friend about us, posted on a message board or shared something you made on social media.  As a further token of my appreciation, please enjoy the 25% anniversary sale!

The 25% discount will be reflected when an item is placed in your cart.  This includes all the stamps in the Sale category.  Please note that there are limited quantities on these stamps.  Make sure you take a look, there are some great deals to be found.  The two stamp sets created for Sandy Allnock's Colored Pencil Jumpstart class are excluded from the sale as they are already discounted. 

Please allow 1-2 weeks for shipping during the sale due to the increase volume of orders.  We still strive to ship within 24-48 hours, but it is not always possible.

I will try to replenish out of stock items as quickly as possible.  Please check back to see if an item has become available.    

I also want to thank all the current, past and guest designers that I have the privilege to work with.  You make these designs come to life with your talent and creativity.  It is a fun part of my job when I get to open an email from you and see a project for the first time.  Thank you for constantly making me smile.  You have all been a pleasure to work with!

Speaking of the talented design team, here is some of their wonderful work.

Look at this incredible pop-up 3 dimensional card from Agnieszka.

Agnieszka Danek-Wisniak

Agnieszka Danek - Wisniak Floral Wreath Eve Bella Baby Card front

stamps used:  Large Floral Wreath, Eve & Kindness Sentiment Set

Agnieszka Danek - Wisniak Floral Wreath Eve Bella Baby Card peek

Agnieszka Danek - Wisniak Floral Wreath Eve Bella Baby Card detail

stamps used:  Pecan, Bella, Tiny Dwelling, Floral End Notes & Sweet Occasions Sentiment Set

 

Agnieszka Danek-Wisniak - Poppy

      stamp used:  Poppy 

 

This first card from Anna uses the Photographer stamp set which is found in the sale category.  This stamp set comes to $2.25 with the sale discount!  The sentiments alone make it a great deal.

Anna Lorenzetto

Anna-lorenzetto-birthday-smiles

stamps used:  Photographer & Shadow

 

Anna-lorenzetto-owlets-birthday-wishes

stamps used:  Shadow, Party Hat, Little Presents, Flora & Everyday Marquee Sentiment Set

 

Look at this adorable teapot card that Sandra created.  It has a pull tab where Gracie pops out!

Sandra Bischoff

Sandra Bischoff - Teapot and Gracie Card

Sandra Bischoff - Teapot and Gracie Card pull tab

stamps used:  Tea Time, Gracie & Floral End Notes

 

This next card that Sandra created uses a mirror image of Dotty.  Jennifer McGuire has a few different Youtube videos on how to do mirror stamping.  You can view one here and another here.

Sandra Bischoff - Tiny Dewlling House with Dotty Card

stamps used:  Dotty, Tiny Dwelling, Floral End Notes & Essential Thoughts Sentiment Set

 

Sandra bischoff - Lighthouse Petal Jetty Card

stamps used:  Lighthouse, Petal & Everyday Marquee Sentiment Set

 

Amy Yang

Amy - Flynt Goldie and Essential Thougts

stamps used:  Flynt, Goldie & Essential Thoughts Sentiment Set

 

Amy Yang - Wood background with Chip Timber Peanut

stamps used:  Peanut, Chip, Timber & Wood Grain Background

 

Rowena Miniaci

Rowena Miniaci - Hoot and Elm in Cart Card

stamps used:  Hoot, Wood Cart, Little Presents, Elm & Essential Thoughts Sentiment Set

 

Maria Peters

Maria Peters - Free Spirits Buddy and Smokey Beach Journey Card

stamps used:  Free Spirits, Wagon, luggage Set, On The Go, Buddy, Smokey, Beach Toy Set, Sand Dunes, Tide & Journey Sentiment Set

 

Maria Peters - Perfect Spot Happy Birthday Card

stamps used:  The Perfect Spot, Johnny, Jackson & Bubbles, Charlotte, Wagon & Great News Sentiment Set

 

Sally On

Sally On - Birthday Wishes

stamps used:  Floral Spray & Kindness Sentiment Set

 

Sally On - the places you'll go

stamps used:  Cruiser, Street & Journey Sentiment Set

 

 

Michelle Short

Michelle Short -Treehouse Card

stamps used:  Treehouse, Oscar, Garden Bugs & Journey Sentiment Set

 

MichelleShort-Goldie

stamps used:  Goldie, Twinkling Stars & Essential Thoughts Sentiment Set

 

Nancy Thomas

Nancy Thomas POD Twinkle 2 Forests

stamps used:  Twinkle, 2 Forests & Essential Thoughts Sentiment Set

 

Nancy Thomas - Wags and Doghouse Birthday Card

stamps used:  Wags, Dog House, Spring/Summer Door Accessories & Kindness Sentiment Set

 

Francine Vuilleme

Francine Vuillème - Dotty Pecan Robin Wagon with Umbrella Card

stamps used:  Pecan, Dotty, Robin, Beach Umbrella, Wagon & Essential Thoughts Sentiment Set

 

Debra James

Debra James - Freckles Blossoming Perch Card

stamps used:  Freckles, Flit & Flutter, Blossoming Branch & Sweetest Day Sentiment Set

 

Debra James - Happy Wishing Birthday Card

stamps used:  Happy, Heart Balloons, Snowflake Grove Sentiment Set & happy birthday

 

Susen Srb

Susen Srb - SS Minow Card

stamps used:  SS Minow & Journey Sentiment Set

 

Susen Srb - VW Card - side

stamps used:  VW Bus & Sweet Occasions Sentiment Set

 

Tracy MacDonald

Tracy MacDonald - Wishing Card

stamps used:  Wishing &  A Beautiful Day Sentiment Set

 

Tracy MacDonald-Olive

stamps used:  Peep, Hearts on a String & A Beautiful Day Sentiment Set

 

Julia Altermann

Julia Altermann - Camp Fire Pencil Background on Kraft-1

stamp used:  Camp Fire

 

Paula Williamson

Paula Williamson - Petal Celebrate Like Crazy Card

stamps used:  Garden Bugs, Petal, Potted Plants & Herbs and Celebrate Like Crazy

 

Paula Williamson - Bursting with Pride

stamp used:  Bursting with Pride

 

Sonja Kerkhoffs

Sonja Kerkhoffs - April Thinking of You

stamps used:  April, Perch & Essential Thoughts Sentiment Set

 

Sonja Kerkhoffs - Car Hello Card

stamps used:  Car, Cruiser & Camper

 

       
 

If you haven't heard, Sandy Allnock rece...

If you haven't heard, Sandy Allnock recently launched a new online colored pencil class.  Sandy is extremely talented in all coloring mediums and offers several classes focusing on these mediums as well as technique classes.  The classes can all be found on her website.   You can read her blog post about the new Colored Pencil Jumpstart Class here.  Sandy has also put together a little video about the class, which I have posted below.  You will notice watching the video that Sandy uses several stamps from Purple Onion Designs throughout the class.

 

 


I have taken the stamps Sandy uses in the class and put them into sets which are offered at a discount!  The stamps are NOT required to take the class.  You are free to practice all the lessons with stamps you currently have.  However, many people like to practice using the same images that Sandy colors.  There is a "recommended" set with 4 stamps, which is priced at 25% off.  Then there is a set with the 4 "recommended" stamps and an additional 7 "optional" stamps, which are 30% off.  You can click on the links below to see all the stamps included in the sets.

Here are the cards that Sandy has created for the class that you will learn to re-create.

Colored Pencil Jumpstart Class Samples

 

       
 

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I just want to remind you that the special pricing on the Spread Kindness collection ends this Friday, June 22, 2018.   There are 3 different sets/bundles that have been put together.  You can click on the links below to see which stamps are included in each.

International customers can read the shipping information in this previous post by clicking here.

I also have a winner from the 30 Day Coloring Challenge blog hop which was this past Saturday.  The winner of the giveaway is Leanne S!  Congratulations Leanne!! Please check your email regarding your prize.

Now onto some more cards using the Spread Kindness stamp collection.

Agnieszka Danek-Wisniak

Agnieszka Danek-Wisniak - Flynt and Goldie Celebrate Birthday Card

Agnieszka Danek-Wisniak - Flynt and Goldie Celebrate Birthday Card - detail

stamps used:  Flynt, Goldie, Confetti, Twinkling Stars & Celebrate Like Crazy

 

Amy Yang

Amy - Hoot Eve Cart Flower bed

stamps used:  Hoot, Eve, Wood Cart, Flower Bed, Birch Tree Background & Kindness Sentiment Set

 

Anna Lorenzetto

Anna-lorenzetto-spread-kindness-hugs-for-you

Anna-lorenzetto-spread-kindness-hugs-for-you-2

stamps used:  Gracie, Dotty, Floral End Notes & Essential Thoughts Sentiment Set

 

Maria Peters

Maria Peters Spread Kindness Release Card #4

stamps used:  April, Kindness Bouquet & Journey Sentiment Set

 

Michelle Short

Michelle Short-Bella Hugs

stamps used:  Bella & Essential Thoughts Sentiment Set

 

Nancy Thomas

Nancy Thomas POD FloralCorners

stamps used:  Floral Corners & Kindness Sentiment Set

 

Sally On

Sally On - You're The Sweetest

stamps used:  Pecan, Dotty & Kindness Sentiment Set

 

Sandra Bischoff

Sandra bischoff_april dotty perfectspot

stamps used:  April, Dotty, Perfect Spot & Essential Thoughts Sentiment Set

 

Sonja Kerkhoffs

SonjaK_Hydrangeas

stamps used:  Kindness Bouquet & Essential Thoughts Sentiment Set

 

Susen Srb

Susen Srb - Wags and Doghouse Card

stamps used:  Wags & Dog House

 

Tracy MacDonald

Tracy-MacDonald-Goldie-and-

stamps used:  Large Floral Wreath, Flynt, Goldie & Essential Thoughts Sentiment Set